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of time. in fact, yesterday alone, lots of places including san francisco, santa rosa, even oakland set record rainfall amounts for yesterday alone. now, more rain is already on our doorstep. we are still under flash flood watches and warnings. not only up against the coast but it does include san francisco, it includes napa and it also does include santa rosa. some of our hardest hit locations with a particular series of storms. you will notice more rain already starting to approach the coast, and this is just an appetizer of what's to come. we've looked at plenty of rain over the past four days. santa rosa, one of our top cities picked up over 5 1/2 inches of rain. san francisco, not too far behind. 2 1/2, to get down to the south bay, gilroy, 2 1/2 in san francisco topping out right at -- san jose, rather, at 1 1/2 now. we are watching more rain with this next system as you menged, diane. it's going to be very powerful. flash flood watches do mean that flash flooding is likely tomorrow. we're going to be telling you how much rain is going to fall. another thing that's very important,
sharing pictures with us like this one snapped in san francisco today. if you have storm photos send they're them our way to news tips at nbcbayarea.com. we are tracking a series of storms around the clock. stay with us for continuing coverage on air and online. we'll keep you updated tonight at 11:00 as well and 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> a reported home invasion in the south bay continues to scare neighbors in the small town of montecerano. people are wried because the men who killed a homeowner are still at large. nbc bay area's kim terry has the story. we understand it's the first homicide there since 1972. >> reporter: 40 years. that has some neighbors and family and friends of the victims obviously concerned and wanting to find out who these people are, how long they spent inside of the couple's home, and police say they are still looking into whether this was targeted or random and say there could be as many as four suspects in this case. they got the call about 1:40 a.m. yesterday. police say a woman called telling them one had broken into their home, ransacked it and that she need h
. >>> in san francisco, not exactly the wake-up call you want. a tree fell on to a woman's mercedes this morning. the large old acacia tree fell down overnight near pine and buchanan streets in san francisco. that's in the lower pac heights neighborhood. the tree landed right on top of her car. >> at 9:00 this morning, the police knocked on the door and said that my car had been in an accident with a tree. and so they drove me down here, and there is a large tree that fell on it. >> the tree was blocked -- the street was blocked for a short time as crews work to remove the tree. >>> this break in the rain couldn't come at a better time during the friday rush hour. take a look. right now a live look on our highway 101 palo alto traffic camera. it's a busy night on the peninsula stanford football, but traffic seems to be moving very smoothly on both sides, north and south. it's the pac-12 championship game right at stanford stadium. kickoff was just a few minutes ago. stanford hosting ucla. our nbc chopper above the field there. it's going to be soggy. stanford kept the field covered
pine and pbuchanan streets in san francisco. a resident was stunned to find out this morning her mercedes was at the bottom of the pile. >> i am definitely preparing for having to purchase a new car so, you know, i don't want to do that. it's a new car for me, and i love it. i don't know. it's just sort of shocking actually. >> she actually just got it a few months ago. crews removed the tree and reopened the block before noon. >>> flights are slowly returning to normal at sfo. right now the average delay is between 60 and 75 minutes. airlines canceled 80 flights today, mostly short-haul flights along the west coast. travelers are still urged to call ahead before heading to the airport this weekend. >>> stay with nbc bay area for continuing storm watch coverage. we'll have plenty more coverage throughout this newscast and you can always go to nbcbayarea.com for the latest updates and to send us your pictures of the storm. >>> new tonight at 6:00, hundreds of people in berkeley who called 911 for a medical emergency are getting warning letters tonight. their personal information m
weather on the way. nbc's miguel almaguer in san francisco for us, where i have noticed the skies are darker behind you over the last hour, miguel. >> reporter: yeah, brian, good evening, after getting hammered by wind and rain today, finally a brief break here after a second powerful storm slammed into the west coast. it seems as though san francisco has really been the bull's eye for all of this wet weather activity. take a look at the iconic bay bridge earlier this morning. rain and wind played a big role knocking out power. no bridge lights for commuters for some three hours. and at the airport, 70 flights were cancelled. and there were delays, this turned into a deadly storm. a utility worker was killed after his vehicle turned into a utility pole. in all, some 10,000 people in northern california are without power winds are topping 40 miles an hour knocked down trees from the southern end of the state to the north, some roads are flooded. and before it all comes to an end this weekend, brian, we expect 12 inches of rain and up to a foot or two of snow. sunday forecasters say
came downright in front of me. completely crashed. right in the middle of the road. >> in san francisco where wind speeds topped 40 miles an hour, thousands lost power. a deadly storm that claimed the life of a utility worker who died on slick roads. at sfo, 70 flights were cancelled, delays topped two hours. before the weekend is over, 12 inches of rain could fall in many areas. flash flood warnings are in effect across the region. for now, the rain has slowed, but another storm is on the way. for "today," miguel almaguer, nbc news, san francisco. >> as miguel mentioned, the millions of people living in the pacific northwest are bracing for more bad weather. >> dylan dreyer is upstairs tracking it all for us. good morning. >> good morning. these are powerful storms and we still have two more to go through before we start to see some relief in the pacific northwest. we have this upper level low pressure system, and this series of storms just trails in underneath that low pressure system, right into western california. you can see the rain is coming down still heavily at this time. it wi
. >> reporter: for four days, the west has been hammered by rain, wind, and snow. in san francisco this week, flooding. in los angeles, trees and traffic have been the biggest problem. up and down the coast, surf advisories are in effect. >> it is going to be nasty. very heavy rain. could lead to river flooding, flooding on the roads. it could just be dangerous to be out and about. >> reporter: another punch from a series of storms still on the move and once again threatening homes. earlier today nevada's governor also toured this river for some perspective and they're not just worried about flooding here but up and down california there are flood watches in effect and the weather while it is supposed to get bad tomorrow already today at sfo delays topped two hours. lester? >> miguel almaguer, northern california tonight. thank you. >>> meantime, on this first day of meteorological winter, much of the country is about to feel record warmth for the start of december. meteorologist kim cunningham joins us from the weather channel headquarters. good evening. >> good evening, lester. it's typica
. he's touring the country, speaking at venues like san francisco's cathedral hill hotel, spreading the word that chocolate goes great with beer, not wine.yeah, everybody says red wine and chocolate. but when you sit down and actually do it, it doesn't work the vast, vast majority of the time. beer is something pete knows a thing or two about. you see, he's "pete" of "pete's wicked ale" fame. he used to run one of the most successful microbrews in the country.i find that pairing chocolates with beer is actually much easier. but don't think pete's just trying to sell more beer. he's not. pete got out of the beer biz years ago. now he's running a gourmet chocolate company called "cocoa pete's."the best way to enjoy it is to take a little bite -- not a big one -- but a little bite of the chocolate, let it melt on the tongue and as it liquefies try a sip of the beer. pete leads tastings to introduce folks to his chocolates -- and to debunk the old myth that they're best paired with red wine.that was a surprise! you know, i'd think that wine would definitely pair pretty well with c
babbitt.we're at the steven kent winery in california's livermore valley. this wine area, east of san francisco is home to more than 30 wineries, with still more on the way. napa and sonoma may get more of the glory but did you know livermore was once the premiere wine growing region in northern california? steven kent mirrassou believes it can be again. behind the label, meet a vintner with a past deeply rooted in california's wine history, yet focused on the future of livermore valley wines. my family's actually the oldest winemaking family in north america.growing grapes and making wine is in 6th generation vintner steven kent mirrassou's blood. the mirrassou family, has been making wine since 1854. 6th generation, yes. 152 years we've been doing this. today, he makes wine under the steven kent label. steven kent is my first and middle name. mirassou is a brand name owned by a different winery so we're not able to use mirassou as part of our business name. we're on the ghielmetti vineyard in livermore.while the mirrasou family grew grapes and made wine in san jose for decades,
at venues like san francisco's cathedral hill hotel, spreading the word that chocolate goes great with beer, not wine.yeah, everybody says red wine and chocolate. but when you sit down and actually do it, it doesn't work the vast, vast majority of the time. beer is something pete knows a thing or two about. you see, he's "pete" of "pete's wicked ale" fame. he used to run one of the most successful microbrews in the country.i find that pairing chocolates with beer is actually much easier. but don't think pete's just trying to sell more beer. he's not. pete got out of the beer biz years ago. now he's running a gourmet chocolate company called "cocoa pete's."the best way to enjoy it is to take a little bite -- not a big one -- but a little bite of the chocolate, let it melt on the tongue and as it liquefies try a sip of the beer. pete leads tastings to introduce folks to his chocolates -- and to debunk the old myth that they're best paired with red wine.that was a surprise! you know, i'd think that wine would definitely pair pretty well with chocolate. i would think that.only about 5% o
laundry in yountville, greens san francisco. hi dash, hi boy. his favorite customers are nico and robbie ... think that's pretty good ... who like to help dad shell beans just for fun. thwack, thwack, thwack. we're going to use a pillow case as just whack it with a bat. and whack it, whack it, whack it and you're crushing the beans. the waste stays at the top and then you can reach down and get a beautiful handful of beans. they're blue speckled and blue is my favorite color. i got a green one, green speckled. at steve's home they deal in small numbers of beans, but at the office it's a different story. rancho gordo sells sacks of beans for about five bucks each. they're more expensive than grocery store beans, yes, but steve says the cost's well worth it. commercial beans by the time they reach your table can be 10 ars old, which isn't the most pleasant thought. the difference between these and commercial grocery store beans is the flavor, the texture and the ease of cooking. another difference - steve makes personal deliveries. he's wrapping up the day dropping off beans at a restauran
corn maze" east of san francisco -- in the livermore valley wine country -- to hoards of crazed kids and their parents. you're surrounded by eight, ten foot stalks of corn. so you lose your sense of direction very easily. they're having a field day exploring six acres of corn. it's a dead end this maze is only one of hundreds that open across the country each year. this one looks like a quarter, thanks to a corn maze expert who carves out the design months ahead of time. he sets this field into grids by using the rows that we plant on and then he flags it out. gets it all marked. and then he comes in and actually kills the corn with round up when it's about two inches tall. so it's already done basically when this corn is two, three inches out of the ground. they even install a bridge... which later becomes a big hit with the kids. this is cool! wow! how'd they get under there? for those who get hopelessly turned around, help is on hand. dan marciel is a partner in the farm who also plays "corn cop." they're completely lost. they don't know where they're at or what they're doing some
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